End of an era at Flottweg: Fritz Colesan retires
The year 2021 ends with a significant farewell at Flottweg SE: After 35 years in the company and 13 years as spokesperson for the Board, Fritz Colesan resigns from his position at Flottweg. His successor Dr. Kersten Link will take over the position of Board spokesperson from 01/01/2022
From 1986 to 2021: The Colesan era at Flottweg
Fritz Colesan’s career at Flottweg is characterized by various stations within the company: Fritz Colesan started at Flottweg in the Research and Development department in 1986 after completing his studies in food technology. In May 1987, together with Peter Jöhrer, he began to set up and expand the sales group "Machines for the Beverage Industry". 20 years later Fritz Colesan took over the position of Sales Manager and eventually became the new spokesperson for Flottweg’s Board of Directors in 2008.
Flottweg has experienced significant changes since 2008: Starting with the sales figures, which have doubled from 120 to 240 million euros within the last decade, to the steadily increasing number of employees, now numbering around 1,000. As spokesperson for the Board, Colesan’s focus over the past 13 years has been on internationalization and the expansion of the Vilsbiburg site.
No farewell is forever – Fritz Colesan on the Supervisory Board of Flottweg SE
However, Fritz Colesan remains with Flottweg despite his retirement: Initially, as a consultant, he assists the Supervisory Board in implementing the "Strategy 2025" project. Following this, Fritz Colesan succeeds Peter Bruckmayer on the Supervisory Board, which means that he will continue to be an important part of the company in the future.
"Together we have managed to make Flottweg one of the global leaders in separation technology. I am particularly pleased to have been able to play my part in this success story and feel especially fortunate to have spent my entire career with Flottweg. I am convinced that Flottweg will continue to develop in such a promising and outstanding way in the future", says Fritz Colesan.
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